Robert Paparemborde

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Robert Paparemborde
Date of birth (1948-07-05)5 July 1948
Place of birth Pau, France
Date of death April 19, 2001(2001-04-19) (aged 52)
Place of death Paris, France
Occupation(s) Shopkeeper then rugby administration
Rugby union career
Playing career
Position Prop
National team(s)
Years Club / team Caps (points)
1975-1983 France 55 (40)
correct as of 2009-06-29.

Robert Paparemborde (5 July 1948 in Pau, France – 19 April 2001), was a rugby union player who was capped 55 times, 5 as captain, for the French national side.

He was regarded as one of the greatest prop-forwards and was a member of the French team that won the Five Nations Championship in 1977 (Grand Slam), 1981(Grand Slam), and 1983.[1][2][3]

He also played for a World XV on 9 August 1980 against Argentina in Buenos Aires, losing 36-22.[4]